Qualitative Research Journal: Volume 20 Issue 2


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Using concept mapping to understand motivational interviewing practice

Cathy Atkinson, George Thomas, Sarah Parry

Motivational interviewing (MI) has developed considerably since its inception, which may have led to diverse practice across contexts and differential understanding of core…

Approaching life story interviews as sites of interaction: Integrating conversation analysis with a life story approach

Stig-Börje Asplund, Héctor Pérez Prieto

The purpose of this paper is to explore what conversation analysis has to offer when analysing a series of life story interviews aiming to capture how reading and texts are used…

Being Jean-Baptiste Grenouille: on the trail of consumers' olfactory perceptions

Ibrahim Taylan Dortyol

This research aims to uncover consumers' deeply hidden thoughts and feelings about store scent and its effects on shopping experiences.

Implementing PAR in a Thai community development context: Engaging a culturally responsive approach

Nuntiya Doungphummes, Mark Vicars

The purpose of this paper is to present an account of a PAR project in a Thai community and to discuss the methodological implications of implementing a culturally responsive…

Living with and beyond cancer: a qualitative analysis

Kate L. Reid, Annabel L.M. Ahuriri-Driscoll, Catriona R. Mackay, Pauline Barnett, Ann K. Richardson

to provide a bicultural perspective on the views of people who have completed cancer treatment and, of health providers.

Epistemology, social inquiry and quantum theory

Elizabeth Monk-Turner

This work examines assumptions of positivism and the traditional scientific method.

Modeling the barriers toward the growth of higher education institutions: A total interpretive structural modeling approach

Faisal Talib, Zillur Rahman

In recent years, sustainable issues have gained increasing importance in the higher education sector across the country. To remain competitive, higher education institutions…

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